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52 min ago | Salon
Walter Kirn's rich pal turned out to be a serial impostor who killed a man. Why was he so easily fooled? For 15 years, the novelist Walter Kirn counted among his friends a man named Clark Rockefeller, scion of an obscure branch of the American dynasty.
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3 hrs ago | Breitbart.com
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo began the year making headlines by being the only voice in Albany talking sense to Bill de Blasio .
7 hrs ago | Austinist
The NY Post reports , "The event...used to be a celebration of counterculture indie musicians, filmmakers and startup tech ventures.
9 hrs ago | The Real Deal
More NYC natives are calling it quits and heading to the suburbs , according to Alison Bernstein, founder of Suburban Jungle Realty Group, an advisory firm that helps families move out of the city.
13 hrs ago | Marco Eagle
New York's Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently proposed providing college degree programs in New York prisons, a proposal met with harsh criticisms from lawmakers and taxpayers alike.
In many ways, this event anticipated the beginnings of the modern hyper-commercialized city.
I know you haven't arrived yet. But, in a piece published in New York magazine that made national headlines, you said that after years of being terrorized by Manhattan's media, you're done with living and working in New York City, where you were once so popular that you toyed with running for mayor.
The "holy grail of guitars" is among the hundreds of rare and vintage acoustic guitars going on the auction block in New York next month.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today named Meera Joshi, the former general counsel at the city's Taxi and Limousine Commission , as his pick to lead the agency.
One of the HD digital video cameras deployed as part of the Total Recall surveillance system on Liberty Island An Israeli company is part of a security "dream team" whose collective talents are being deployed to defend one of America's greatest landmarks - the Statue of Liberty.
What would you do if the government decided to build a road through your backyard without asking, without having the right, and without any regard for what you think? Playwright Vickie Ramirez examines the subject in her latest play, STAND-OFF AT HWY #37, now on stage at the Wells Fargo Theatre for Native Voices at the Autry.
Name: Pamela Adlon Age: "I play anywhere between 29 and 80." Neighborhood: Upper West Side Occupation: Actress, voice-over artist.
The 34-year-old New York native co-stars in the high velocity film "Need for Speed," opposite Aaron Paul of "Breaking Bad" and rapper-turned-actor Kid Cudi, opening March 14. "I play a grease monkey, an under-the-hood mechanic who lives and breathes and dies for engine building and racing.
It seems New Yorkers are not particularly fond of incompetence, abuses of power and the aimless fights that have characterized William Wilhelm Jr.'s administration.
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says two car wash chains in New York City will have to pay workers $3.9 million in restitution for underpaid workers.
An elderly New Yorker has joined the legal fray over the ownership of artwork found in a Munich apartment that was allegedly looted by the Nazis during World War II.